What's Rolling at Marbles
Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

What's Rolling at Marbles

Marbles Rings

Pre-booked admission tickets are required.

Per city & county mandate, all visitors 5+ are required to wear a face mask indoors, at Marbles, regardless of vaccination status. Face masks are strongly encouraged for children under 5. Help keep kids healthy... thank you!

Admission & Hours

September 1 - September 26

For all ages and skill levels. Included with admission. Pre-booked tickets are required. 

Music is all around us in downtown Raleigh during the month of September with the Bluegrass and Hopscotch Festivals. You can Move & Groove at Marbles all month long!

  • Make musical instruments
  • Investigate the science of sound
  • Explore music throughout the museum

Move & Groove Bingo:

  • There is music to be made in the exhibits. Can you find it? Music notes will help you find the way.
  • Download your Bingo Card and play along. Cards will also be located near Curiosity Square in the museum.

Musical Guest Stars Schedule (Saturdays at 11am):

  • 9/4: Shenette Swann presents Madam Music
  • 9/12: Grains of Time (NC State acapella)
  • 9/18: North Carolina Symphony musician
  • 9/25: Pinecone Youth Bluegrass Jam

Check out the Move & Groove Activity Map!


3D Documentaries are a great addition to your visit at Marbles.

Come Play!

Plan Your Visit


Saturdays and Sundays, 11am and surprise pop-ups throughout the week.

Look, listen, and learn as we explore our world through stories that celebrate people, places, and community. Story time with Team Marbles get kids excited about reading, creates real world connections, and supports language development, imagination, and creativity.

Here's what we're reading this month!



A Visitor for Bear  

 Bonny Becker  

Blueberries for Sal  

 Robert McClosky 

Hair Love  

 Matthew A. Cherry  

I am Enough  

 Grace Byers 

If You Give a Pig a Pancake  

 Laura Numeroff 

Julian is a Mermaid  

 Jessica Love 

Last Stop on Market Street  

 Matt de la Peña  

Lola Loves Stories  

 Anna McQuinn 

Love Makes a Family  

 Sophie Beer  


 Ludwig Bemelmans 

Michael Recycle  

 Ellie Bethel 

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel  

 Virginia Lee Burton 

My Dad  

 Anthony Browne 

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses  

 Kimberly and James Dean 

Rosie Revere Engineer  

 Andrea Beaty  

Strega Nona  

 Tomie de Paola  

The Best Pet of All  

 David LaRochelle 

The Napping House  

 Audrey Wood  

The Night is Yours  

 Abdul-Razak Zachariah  

The Old Truck  

 Jerome and Jarrett Pumphrey  

The Undefeated  

 Kwame Alexander 


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